Adventures of an Unprofessional Baker

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Christmas Cookies – Day 3

Day 3, in the bag. The usual complaints apply– tired, achy– but also the usual pleasures apply like satisfaction, contentment, happiness. MOTU is with me today and tomorrow to help and we did huge damage to the refrigerated dough. All the shortbread is done, packaged and looking really nice. They are so round this year … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2014: A Letter to The Husband for 2015

Dear The Husband, First of all, I love you. And I know you support me any all of my crazy ventures. And I appreciate you. A lot. I’m writing this letter in hopes that when we embark on this crazy cookie adventure next year that you will be able to come back to this, laugh, … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2013 – Day 6

Start Time: 11:30 am Stop Time: 3:45 am Complete: Soft Chocolate Chip (2x), Cookie Butter Thins (2x), Chinese Almond (3x),  Bacon (2x), Chocolate Cherry brownies (1x), S’more (4x) Alas, the cookie orgy comes to a close.  Here’s the final list: Brown Sugar Spice Chinese Almond Chocolate Chip Chocolate Salted Caramel Chocolate Sugar Coffee Kringles Cookie … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2013 – Day 5

Start Time: 2:30 pm Stop Time: 3:54 am Complete: Cranberry Shortbread (2x), Salted Caramel Rounds (4x), Chocolate Chip (6x), Peanut Butter (4x), Oatmeal (4x), Chocolate Heath Bar (1) Mixed: Chinese Almond (2x) On the tail end of the baking binge!  All that’s left are the tray cookies and some experimental recipes.  Yay!  Almost done.  I … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2013 – Day 4

Start Time: 2 pm Stop Time: 5:30 am Complete: Snickerdoodles (3x), Extreme Brownie (4x), Earl Grey Shortbread (4x), Gingersnaps (4x), Pecan Sandie’s (4x), Chocolate covered Oreos (121- all painted), Peacocks! Mixed: Cranberry Shortbread (4x) I have a new favorite cookie!  Earl Grey Shortbread.  Technically, the kind I made was with Mariage Freres “Paris Breakfast” black … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2013 – Day 3

Start time: 4:30 pm Stop Time: 6:30 am Complete: Red Velvet Cookies (4x), Chocolate Sugar Snowflakes (4x) Mixed:  Salted Caramel Rounds (4x) AAAAAAAaaaaaarrrrrggghhhhhh!  Today was a bit of a wash.  I can’t believe it, but my favorite baking supply store (Sugar & Spice) was closed today!  On a Sunday?!  It would make more sense that … Continue reading →

Christmas Cookies 2013 – Day 2

Start Time: 12:30 pm Stop Time: 5:44 am Complete: Chocolate Coffee Kringles (4x), Chocolate-Mint swirls (4x), Brown Sugar Spice Quatre-foils (2), Lemon Sugar Rounds (4x) Mixed: Pecan Sandies (4x), Red Velvet Crinkles (2x), Extreme Brownie (4x), Earl Grey Shortbread (2x), Balls. I’m tired.  It’s been one of those days fraught with challenges, little achievements and … Continue reading →

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